Winter in Arizona is much colder than you would think. Prepare your HVAC, check your weather stripping, and prepare your awnings when winter approaches.
Arizona in the summer can get hot! From May thru September, certain areas regularly top 100 degrees. Humans aren’t the only ones who need shade. Pet shade is also vital for animals.
The hot Arizona climate requires you to keep cool by any means necessary. These quick hacks can help your home stay nice and frosty.
Rather than relying solely on your home’s air conditioner to keep you cool, you can take some easy steps to help the mechanical cooling system. Standard suggestions for enhancing energy efficiency still apply, such as insulating your house, using curtains, and keeping cooling ducts clean.
Outdoor lights and other holiday decorations emphasize the season and make a welcoming statement to carolers, guests, dog walkers, and other passersby. Are you looking for a way to improve upon your normal decorating routine?
To protect your kids, dermatologists recommend the Five S’s: Shirt, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Shade, and “Slap on a Hat.” The last one may be a stretch, but it helps to remember the best ways to keep safe in the sun.
Air conditioning is a glorious thing, especially in Arizona. But staying indoors means missing out on fresh air, warm sun, cool water and everything else the great outdoors has to offer. Beat the heat by reconfiguring your outdoor space, and by seeking out shady activities in your own backyard and neighborhood.
As the most private and peaceful part of your property, the backyard might be where you invest most of your gardening dollars. So don’t let the sun dehydrate your time and money. Even in Arizona’s heat, you can keep your backyard beautiful using plants that tolerate droughts and long periods of bright light.
Arizona enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine on average every year. What’s more, temperatures can reach well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer. For sun-lovers this means plenty of time outside, but these weather conditions can wreak havoc on patio furniture.
Don’t let Arizona heat keep you from enjoying your yard. Here are 5 great ways to stay cool while outside with your friends and family.